(born Vijay Singh Deol
on January 27, 1967) is a Bollywood
actor. Deol is the son of the acclaimed Bollywood actor Dharmendra
and the brother of Sunny Deol
, also a successful actor in the Mumbai
based Indian film industry.
Deol has been featured mostly in thriller films
, often playing wealthy but vulnerable middle class characters, affected by the corrupt establishment and women and often propelled into crime to avenge the deaths of loved ones. His films commonly involve themes of jealousy, deceit and revenge and in his more romantic thrillers often involve him caught in love triangles
Deol was awarded the Filmfare Best Debut Award
for his role in the 1995 film Barsaat
and was later nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award
for his performance in Humraaz
Early life and background
Bobby Deol was born into a Jat
family and is the second son of Bollywood movie star Dharmendra
and Prakash Kaur. He is the younger brother of Sunny Deol
. Bobby Deol was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He has two sisters, Vijeyta and Ajita, and two half sisters – from his father's second marriage to actress Hema Malini
– Esha Deol
and Ahana Deol. Actor Abhay Deol
is his younger cousin.
Bobby Deol is married to Tanya Ahuja, with whom he has two sons.
Deol first briefly appeared as a child actor... Read More